The definition of a numeral is a figure or letter that represents a number.(noun)
An example of a numeral is 13.
Numeral means relating to numbers.(adjective)
An example of numeral used as an adjective is in the phrase "numeral equation" which means an equation that has numbers in it.
See numeral in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LL numeralis < L numerus, number
See numeral in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English, of number
Origin: , from Late Latin numerālis
Origin: , from Latin numerus, number; see number.
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